Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 5

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 5

Today was a brand-new venture for the Giving Exchange. After breakfast, we took off to visit the Bahati Boys Rehabilitation Center outside of Nairobi. This gov’t facility takes boys off the streets who have varied backgrounds from drug abuse to bad family living situations and …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 4

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 4

Just like the other days we began with our typical breakfast in the morning and introduction to the day ahead. At 8:30am we cleaned up and gathered all of our supplies for the day, loaded up vans, and set out for the local school, Gicoco …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 3

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 3

Day 3 started off like the other days with a hearty energy filled breakfast at 8:00am. As a group we decided to attend service with the Morning Star Children. We boarded a matatu (Swahili for bus) with all of the children. Nine of the children …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 2

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 2

Day 2 of our work in Kenya, kicked off with another wonderful start with a hearty breakfast provided by Chef Benjamin. We departed at 9:00am to visit a new orphanage that The Giving Exchange has not had the privilege to support. Dream Children’s Home is …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 1

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 1

The energy was high and a lot of anticipation could be felt on our first day in Kenya. This was a result of the prior day’s voting for the Kenyan President and many other seats of government. We focused that energy to begin the day …